The Crisis of Psychoanalysis Author:Erich Fromm Psychoanalysis is in crisis. It will die, Dr. Erich Fromm warns, unless it changes direction, stops concerning itself solely with the individual, and concentrates instead on the conditioning factors of society. Only then can psychoanalysis fulfill itself as a preventive science. Only then can it become a truly creative force. — Dr. Fromm analy... more »zes the role and promise of psychoanalysis in nine brilliant essays. he examines the importance of the matriarchal principle, the erosion of patriarchal authority, contemporary family structures, Freud and the Oedipus Complex, ego psychology, Marx and Marcuse.
Like his bestsellers, The Art of Loving and The Sane Society, Dr. Fromm's new book touches today's vital core - of society and the individual.